Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

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200. Length -- N. length, longitude, span; mileage; distance &c 196.

201. Shortness -- N. shortness &c adj.; brevity; littleness &c 193; a span.

202. Breadth, Thickness, -- N. breadth, width, latitude, amplitude; diameter, bore, caliber, radius; superficial extent &c (space) 180.

203. Narrowness. Thinness -- N. narrowness &c adj.; closeness, exility † ; exiguity &c (little) 193.

204. Layer -- N. layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, escarpment; table, tablet; dess † ; flagstone; board, plank; trencher, platter.

205. Filament -- N. filament, line; fiber, fibril; funicle † , vein; hair, capillament † , cilium, cilia, pilus, pili; tendril, gossamer; hair stroke; veinlet † , venula † , venule † .

206. Height -- N. height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness &c adj.; sublimity.

207. Lowness -- N. lowness &c adj.; debasement, depression, prostration &c (horizontal) 213; depression &c (concave) 252.

208. Depth -- N. depth; deepness &c adj.; profundity, depression &c (concavity) 252.

209. Shallowness -- N. shallowness &c adj.; shoals; mere scratch.

210. Summit -- N. summit, summity † ; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning point; turn of the tide, fountain head; water shed, water parting; sky, pole.

211. Base -- N. base, basement; plinth, dado, wainscot; baseboard, mopboard † ; bedrock, hardpan [U.S.] ; foundation &c (support) 215; substructure, substratum, ground, earth, pavement, floor, paving, flag, carped, ground floor, deck; footing, ground work, basis; hold, bilge.

212. Verticality -- N. verticality; erectness &c adj.; perpendicularity &c 216.1; right angle, normal; azimuth circle.

213. Horizontality -- N. horizontality † ; flatness; level, plane; stratum &c 204; dead level, dead flat; level plane.

214. Pendency -- N. pendency † , dependency; suspension, hanging &c v.; pedicel, pedicle, peduncle; tail, train, flap, skirt, pigtail, pony tail, pendulum; hangnail peg, knob, button, hook, nail, stud, ring, staple, tenterhook; fastening &c 45; spar, horse.

215. Support -- N. support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.] , caudex crib † ; point d'appui [Fr.] , pou sto [Gr.] , purchase footing, hold, locus standi [Lat.] ; landing place, landing stage; stage, platform; block; rest, resting place; groundwork, substratum, riprap, sustentation, subvention; floor &c (basement) 211.

216. Parallelism -- N. {ant.

216a. Perpendicularity -- N. {ant.

217. Obliquity -- N. obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness &c adj.; slopeness † ; leaning &c v.; bevel, tilt; bias, list, twist, swag, cant, lurch; distortion &c 243; bend &c (curve) 245; tower of Pisa.

218. Inversion -- N. inversion, eversion, subversion, reversion, retroversion, introversion; contraposition &c 237 [Obs.]; contrariety &c 14; reversal; turn of the tide.

219. Crossing -- N. crossing &c v.; intersection, interdigitation; decussation † , transversion † ; convolution &c 248; level crossing.